Los Angeles Urban Plunge

 
 
Where do we serve? What do we do? We will be serving in several locations around downtown Los Angeles. We will serve the area in a variety of ways from soup kitchens to tutoring youths. We will do most of our work at Homeboy Industries, a leader in gang rehabilitation and : these are both in the Boyle Heights area, just east of downtown. We will be staying at Cardinal Manning Homeless Shelter in LA's Skid Row neighborhood and explore issues of homelessness, gang violence, urban poverty, and immigration.
 
When is the trip? The 2014 trip will be July 13-19. 
 

Who can apply?: Members of the Class of 2016 are invited to apply for this trip. Some of the criteria used in choosing the group are: character, flexibility in unexpected circumstances, compatibility with a diverse group of classmates, leadership qualities, discipline record, academic standing, responsibility, and trustworthiness.  Applications have closed for the 2014 Mission Trip.  Decisions will be announced by e-mail in the near future.
 
Applications will be available until 3pm on Thursday, February 13. Applications received after that date and time will not be considered.
 
What is the cost? The cost is approximately $1,000. This covers airfare, lodging, meals, and other fees. Students may bring a limited amount of money for personal expenses.
 
Should I contact for more information? Please contact Mr. John Dougherty, Prep’s assistant director of Campus Ministry, for more information. He can be reached at doughertyj@spprep.org or (201) 547-6486.

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